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ElizaBeth has since traveled to Japan to experience the Ainu singers as well as journeyed to Africa to listen to a group of Akamba women, and as far as Easter Island to hear the Rapanui. “I’ve been able to create new music from these experiences. I write because the project is so huge and inspiring. To me it’s like an abstract thought, but can be brought together by comparing the traditional Photo Credit: Spring Sault voices in relation to the Earth.” In doing these travels, she found that in a sense, she was bringing music together from the four directions. (Hence the name of the project.) Unsure as to whether this project will culminate in a CD or a concert, her continued goal is to bring the sounds together. “As I work on it, it becomes even bigger, and it helps me personally to see, “Hey, I do know what I’m doing!” and makes me realize I’m so far from the original sound I set out for (the Nashville sound) but that doesn’t mean I can’t continue to incorporate that into who I am as an artist.” Living in Northwestern Ontario has opened her eyes to the life and history of the more remote flyin communities established there where she continues to collaborate. Through art camps, songwriting workshops, and effectively inspiring children to sing, ElizaBeth met another filmmaker Michelle Derosier who was just completing a short animated story about one of the sacred drums of the Ojibway people. ElizaBeth scored the film “The Grandfather Drum” (whose premier screening was at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival) and says for the time being she will happily continue to work from home. There with her family, two dogs, honey-bees, and chickens (raised mostly for the fresh eggs) this artist continues in her lifetime search for new genres of expression. ElizaBeth Hill’s website is elizabethhill.org, where you will find her full discography. Her CD’s can be purchased on cdbaby.com (cdbaby.com/Artist/ElizaBethHill) and her music continues to be popular in the genres of country, folk, traditional and bluegrass. Of particular note, the Gibson Brothers (a popular American bluegrass brother duet) are the most recent to professionally record and release one of her songs, entitled ‘I Will Always Cross Your Mind’. She continues to pursue whatever medium her artistic talents steer her towards, and we look forward to the many upcoming project releases by ElizaBeth Hill in documentary, film score, or musical compilation format.

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Ranch & Reserve Magazine Vol 1 Issue 8  

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